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Former HAVOK Guitarist SHAWN TYLER CHAVEZ Dead At 30

Shawn Tyler Chavez, the former lead guitarist of Denver, Colorado thrashers HAVOK, Shawn Tyler Chavez, has passed away at the age of 30. He was a member of HAVOK from 2004 to 2010. An official cause of death has not been revealed. HAVOK vocalist David Sanchez has posted thw following tribute to his former bandmate: ...

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POWERWOLF: New Song 'Army Of the Night' Available For Streaming

Multinational metallers POWERWOLF will release their sixth album, "Blessed & Possessed", in July via Napalm. The CD was mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with Fredrik Nordström and Henrik Udd and was mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street. The album's cover artwork was once again created by POWERWOLF guitarist Matthew Greywolf. A track ...

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VEIL OF MAYA To Release 'Matriarch' Album In May

Chicago metallers VEIL OF MAYA will release their fifth album, "Matriarch", on May 12 via Sumerian Records. When VEIL OF MAYA was recording "Matriarch", the group found itself with a lot of new ideas, but no singer. Enter Lukas Magyar. "I'm from this small town in Wisconsin, where there's not a lot of music and ...

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POWERWOLF: Making Of 'Blessed & Possessed' Part One (Video)

The first in a series of webisodes featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "Blessed & Possessed", the forthcoming sixth album from multinational metallers POWERWOLF, can be seen below. "Blessed & Possessed" was mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with Fredrik Nordström and Henrik Udd. The CD, which was mastered by Jens Bogren at ...

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POWERWOLF Completes Mixing And Mastering 'Blessed & Possessed'

Multinational metallers POWERWOLF have completed mixing their sixth album, "Blessed & Possessed", at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with Fredrik Nordström and Henrik Udd. The CD, which was mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street, will be released in July via Napalm Records. The album's cover artwork was once again created by POWERWOLF guitarist Matthew ...

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BITERS Sign Worldwide Deal With EARACHE RECORDS

Atlanta rock 'n' rollers BITERS have signed a worldwide deal with Earache Records. Recalling the early spirit and danger of rabble-rousing rock heroes, BITERS have faithfully built upon their punk heritage and their love of '70s rock to deliver music that ignites, incites and excites in equal measure. Possessing a heart full of rock 'n' ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: 'Not Losing The Edge' Lyric Video Released

The official lyric video for the song "Not Losing The Edge" from CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, can be seen below. The track is taken from CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's third album, "Pandemonium", which sold around 2,600 copies in the United States in its ...

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POWERWOLF To Release 'Blessed & Possessed' In July

Multinational metallers POWERWOLF will release their sixth album in July via Napalm Records. Titled "Blessed & Possessed", the CD's cover artwork was once again created by POWERWOLF guitarist Matthew Greywolf. POWERWOLF is currently mixing "Blessed & Possessed" with Fredrik Nordström at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden. Catch POWERWOLF live on their very special "Wolfsnächte" tour. ...

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EXHUMED, POSSESSED, MALEVOLENT CREATION Members Join Forces In GRUESOME

GRUESOME is a debilitating death metal faction featuring members of EXHUMED, POSSESSED, MALEVOLENT CREATION and DERKETA. A respectful celebration of the sound of the early DEATH records, the collective was borne out of guitarist/vocalist Matt Harvey (EXHUMED) and drummer Gus Rios' (MALEVOLENT CREATION) mutual involvement with the Death To All tours — Harvey serving as ...

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Grand Morbid Funeral - BLOODBATH

It's been six years since death metal superpower BLOODBATH has made its rambunctious presence known on album. In that time, both OPETH and KATATONIA have become international stars of metal by exploring well outside the box of their death and black metal roots. There's no question Martin "Axe" Axenrot, Anders "Blakkheim" Nyström, Per "Sodomizer" Eriksson ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: 'Pandemonium' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Pandemonium", the third album from CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, sold around 2,600 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 177 on The Billboard 200 chart. CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's previous CD, 2011's "Blunt Force ...

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VINNIE PAUL: 'I Still Drink Every Night And I Love It'

Former PANTERA and current HELLYEAH drummer Vinnie Paul Abbott says that the "fun side of rock and roll" seems to be missing from many of the tours nowadays, with most musicians preferring to relax on their buses and catch up with their loved ones instead of partaking in the kind of debauchery that was embraced ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: 'Babylonian Pandemonium' Video Released

"Babylonian Pandemonium", the new video from CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, can be seen below. The song is taken from CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's third album, "Pandemonium", which will be released on November 4 (one day earlier internationally) via Napalm Records. The CD was ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: New Song 'Babylonian Pandemonium' Available For Streaming

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, will release its third album, "Pandemonium", on November 4 (one day earlier internationally) via Napalm Records. The CD was produced by John Gray, who has previously worked with SOULFLY. "Pandemonium" track listing: 01. Babylonian Pandemonium 02. Banzai ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: Audio Samples Of Entire 'Pandemonium' Album

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, will release its third album, "Pandemonium", on November 4 (one day earlier internationally) via Napalm Records. The CD was produced by John Gray, who has previously worked with SOULFLY. "Pandemonium" track listing: 01. Babylonian Pandemonium 02. Banzai ...

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Video: CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Performs SEPULTURA, NAILBOMB Classics In Fortaleza

Fan-filmed video footage of CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, performing on September 2 at Complexo Armazém in Fortaleza, Brazil can be seen below. CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's third album, "Pandemonium", will be released on November 4 (one day earlier internationally) via Napalm Records. The ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Performs New Song 'Babylonian Pandemonium' In Brazil; Video Available

Fan-filmed video footage of CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, performing a new song, "Babylonian Pandemonium", on September 2 at Complexo Armazém in Fortaleza, Brazil can be seen below. The track is taken from CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's third album, "Pandemonium", which will be released ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: 'Pandemonium' Track Listing Revealed

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, will release its third album, "Pandemonium", on November 4 (one day earlier internationally) via Napalm Records. The CD was produced by John Gray, who has previously worked with SOULFLY. "Pandemonium" track listing: 01. Babylonian Pandemonium 02. Banzai ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: 'Pandemonium' Cover Artwork Unveiled

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, will release its third album, "Pandemonium", on November 4 via Napalm Records. The CD was produced by John Gray, who has previously worked with SOULFLY. The cover artwork can be seen below. A track from the CD, ...

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Reunited MORDRED To Release 'The Baroness' Single In August

Reunited late '80s/early '90s San Francisco Bay Area funk-metallers MORDRED will embark on a U.K, tour in August. In addition, the band will release a new single, "The Baroness", along with its back catalogue and "In This Live" video, which documents the 1991 sold-out shows at the Marquee in London. They will be made available ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY To Release 'Pandemonium' In October

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, has set "Pandemonium" as the title of its third album, due in October via Napalm Records. The CD was produced by John Gray, who has previously worked with SOULFLY. During an appearance on the "Metal Hammer" magazine ...

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NATIONAL NAPALM SYNDICATE To Release 'Lex Talionis' Mini CD

Northern Finland thrash metal veterans NATIONAL NAPALM SYNDICATE will release a new mini CD, "Lex Talionis", on June 27 via Violent Journey Records. The disc features the band's original vocalist, Aku Raaska, and original drummer, Pasi Pauanne. The CD's recording lineup is completed by the third original member Jukka Kyrö (guitar) and new recruits Hapa ...

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